Research sandpitsFind out more about these interactive workshops for research staff across the University.
“My research group is very active in terms of fieldwork, and I've also had the opportunity to travel to some amazing places. The research is a challenge, but it's one I'm continuing to enjoy.”
— Joe Kinrade, PhD student
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91% of our research activity was graded as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
We carry out basic and applied research at the frontiers of engineering and science. Our work includes strong interdisciplinary connections to basic science and mathematics. Our research is funded by UK research councils, the EU and industry.
- Centre for Advanced Sensor Technologies
- Centre for Space, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
- Centre for Sustainable Power Distribution
Our academic staff, research fellows, post-doctoral researchers and postgraduate students carry out internationally significant work and publish in a number of journals.
Because our teaching is research-led, undergraduates learn about the latest findings. Many of them also have the chance to work with our research centres.
We carry out research that finds solutions to real-world problems. Read more about our research impact »